New World Blackbirds, Orioles, Bobolink
Bobolink Bobóilinc Dolichonyx oryzivorus
Two county records up to the end of 2020.
2003 Cape Clear Island, 10th October, third Irish record.
1982 Cape Clear Island, trapped, 13th to 24th September.
Global Distribution: Breeds across central North America, rarer in the west and winters in mid South America. (Cornell Bird Lab)
Baltimore Oriole Oiréal Baltimore Icterus galbula
Three county records up to the end of 2020.
2019 Lehanemore, one 1st calendar-year bird, 11th October.
2006 Cape Clear , a 1st winter bird from the 12th to the 19th October.
2001 Baltimore, first-winter male, 7th to 8th October. First Irish record.
No longer accepted – 1962 On board RMS Mauretania in Cork Harbour, October.
Global Distribution: Breeds in large parts of east and central North America. Winters in central America and the Carribean. (Cornel Bird Labs)